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Friands with Lime Curd

Friands (mini almond cakes), are one of my favorite quick and easy type of desserts. In a recipe I posted HERE a few years ago, I used cardamom powder in the batter, and served them with lemon curd. This time, I’ve decided to omit the cardamom, and serve them with lime curd – and the result was just as delicious. Continue reading “Friands with Lime Curd”

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Cardamom Friands with Lemon Curd


Friands are almond mini cakes, a version of the classic Financier mini cakes. Both types are made with butter, egg whites, almond meal, powdered sugar and a small amount of flour. The major difference between the two types is in the butter: while in the Friands melted butter is used, the Financier is made with brown butter. Continue reading “Cardamom Friands with Lemon Curd”